Leverkusen, July 24, 2023 – The Bayer Team modified its total-calendar year outlook for 2023 downward on Monday, primarily because of to a sizeable further more decline in profits of glyphosate-based mostly products and solutions.
For whole-12 months 2023, Bayer now anticipates gross sales of concerning 48.5 billion and 49.five billion euros on a forex-adjusted basis, i.e. dependent on the common regular exchange prices in 2022 (earlier outlook: fifty one billion to 52 billion euros). EBITDA right before specific objects is now expected to be in the assortment of eleven.three billion and 11.8 billion euros in 2023 on a currency-altered basis (preceding outlook: 12.5 billion to 13. billion euros). The company also adjusted its forecast for main earnings for each share to concerning 6.20 and 6.forty euros on a forex-altered basis (past outlook: seven.20 to seven.40 euros) and for no cost income movement to around zero euros (former outlook: roughly three. billion euros).
For the 2nd quarter, audited figures are not still readily available. Gross sales are anticipated to appear in at around eleven. billion euros. EBITDA ahead of specific products is expected to quantity to about 2.5 billion euros. Bayer anticipates main earnings for every share of close to 1.twenty euros and free of charge hard cash circulation of roughly minus .5 billion euros (all quarterly figures centered on trade rates as of June 30, 2023).
When communicating its initially quarter final results, Bayer presently guided in the direction of the decrease stop of its Team sales and earnings forecast for this calendar year. Further more rate declines and reduce volumes because of to channel de-stocking, particularly for glyphosate-based mostly products and solutions, as very well as adverse climate ailments have amplified pressure. Based mostly on the predicted market growth, in specific with respect to the glyphosate enterprise, Bayer also expects to file a goodwill impairment of around 2.five billion euros. This will result in damaging Group web income of approximately 2 billion euros for the 2nd quarter of 2023.
Bayer will launch its in-depth outcomes for the next quarter on August eight, 2023.
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